Modernism Products

  • Silent Film and U.S. Naturalist Literature

    Time, Narrative, and Modernity

    By Katherine Fusco

    Typically, studies of early cinema’s relation to literature have focused on the interactions between film and modernism. When film first emerged, however, it was naturalism, not modernism, competing for the American public’s attention. In this media ecosystem, the cinema appeared alongside the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Modernism and the Avant-garde Body in Spain and Italy

    Edited by Nicolás Fernández-Medina, Maria Truglio

    This interdisciplinary volume interrogates bodily thinking in avant-garde texts from Spain and Italy during the early twentieth century and their relevance to larger modernist preoccupations with corporeality. It examines the innovative ways Spanish and Italian avant-gardists explored the body as a…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Re-Covering Modernism

    Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form

    In the first half of the twentieth century, modernist works appeared not only in obscure little magazines and books published by tiny exclusive presses but also in literary reprint magazines of the 1920s, tawdry pulp magazines of the 1930s, and lurid paperbacks of the 1940s. In his nuanced…

    Paperback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900

    By Glyn Turton

    Turgenev and the Context of English Literature examines the cultural outlook in the Anglo-Saxon world in the second half of the nineteenth century by looking at the reception of Turgenev's work during the period. By analysing the timing and quality of the contemporary English translations of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Introduction to American Modernism

    By Linda Wagner-Martin

    The modernist period was crucial for American literature as it gave writers the chance to be truly innovative and create their own distinct identity. Starting slightly earlier than many guides to modernism this lucid and comprehensive guide introduces the reader to the essential history of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to American Literature

  • Susan Sontag (Routledge Revivals)

    The Elegiac Modernist

    By Sohnya Sayres

    First published in 1990, this is the first book-length study of Susan Sontag: essayist and analyst if culture, author of ‘Notes on Camp’ and Illness as Metaphor, novelist, reviewer, and filmmaker. It was modernism, and the excitement it created in her, that "rescued" Sontag from childhood in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Locating Gender in Modernism

    The Outsider Female

    By Geetha Ramanathan

    This book visits modernism within a comparative, gendered, and third-world framework, questioning current scholarly categorisations of modernism and reframing our conception of what constitutes modernist aesthetics. It describes the construction of modernist studies and argues that despite a range…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Wallace Stevens, New York, and Modernism

    Edited by Lisa Goldfarb, Bart Eeckhout

    This unique essay collection considers the impact of New York on the life and works of Wallace Stevens. Stevens lived in New York from 1900 to 1916, working briefly as a journalist, going to law school, laboriously starting up a career as a lawyer, getting engaged and married, gradually mixing with…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • The New Fiction

    (A Protest against Sex-Mania) And Other Papers

    By J.A. Spender

    This collection of essays attempts to analyse common assumptions about art, literature and criticism at the time of publication in 1895. Taking the position of ‘a Philistine’ , Spender argues against the ‘new’ art and fiction and encourages the average member of the public to state their opinion…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Lesbian Muse and Poetic Identity, 1889–1930

    By Sarah Parker

    Throughout history the poetic muse has tended to be (a passive) female and the poet male. This dynamic caused problems for late Victorian and twentieth-century women poets; how could the muse be reclaimed and moved on from the passive role of old? Parker looks at fin-de-siècle and modernist lyric…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Gender and Genre

  • Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

    By Various

    This set reissues 8 books on James Joyce originally published between 1966 and 1991. The volumes examine many of Joyce’s most respected works, including Finnegans Wake, Dubliners and Ulysses. As well as providing an in-depth analyses of Joyce’s work, this collection also looks at James Joyce in the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: James Joyce

  • The Structure of Modernist Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Theo Hermans

    First published in 1982, this book provides a descriptive and comparative study of some of the fundamental structural aspects of modernist poetic writing in English, French and German in the first decades of the twentieth century. The work concerns itself primarily with basic structural elements…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

2Series in Modernism

Product Search